ClientsHealthcare & NHS
30 August 2019

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Charity

The Newcastle Hospitals NHS Charity supports the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. It holds over 500 charitable funds, each supporting every ward, unit, department and specialty right across the Trust. The Charity complements NHS resources in Newcastle hospitals to improve the patient experience and enhance facilities for both patients and staff. It includes flagship funds such as the…

Auckland Castle
Case Study

Read more about the Auckland Castle project and how it secured a series of £1m+ major gifts.

ClientsResearch & Think TanksYoung People & Learning
30 August 2019

Robert F Kennedy Human Rights UK

Half a century ago, Robert F. Kennedy's family and friends set up Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights in the US and dedicated themselves to working towards a common goal: achieving Bobby Kennedy's dream of a more just and peaceful world.​ Building on the incredible legacy and impact of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights in the US, to whom it is affiliated, Robert F Kennedy Human Rights…
Arts & HeritageClients
30 June 2019

The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival

The Gilbert & Sullivan Festival has been an instituion since 1994 - an annual celebration of Gilbert & Sullivan's works. Initially staged in Buxton Opera House in the Derbyshire Peak District, since the Festival is now based at The Royal Hall, Harrogate in North Yorkshire. The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival is one of the UK’s leading arts events: 2,000…
Arts & HeritageClients
30 May 2019

Lichfield Cathedral

We worked with Lichfield Cathedral some years ago on their campaign to restore the Herkenrode stained glass panels in its Lady Chapel - one of Europe’s greatest artistic treasures. It is a pleasure to be supporting its fundraising team once again, as they plan for the future at what is now a vibrant and inclusive Cathedral. Lichfield Cathedral is the…
Healthcare & NHSResearch & Think Tanks
22 May 2019

KOIS invest

KOIS invest is an impact investor, investing capital in businesses and funds that generate a competitive financial return, as well as a positive impact on society and the environment. Clients are able to invest assets into funds which specialise in healthcare, affordable housing, and other impact areas. "We believe that through enlightened management that awakens and develops the talents of…
Housing & Community
22 May 2019

Abbeyfield Ballachulish

We've been lucky enough to work with Abbeyfield homes on several occasions and in several locations, so it is great to be working with Abbeyfield Ballachulish as they plan for the future. Abbeyfield homes like these play a vital role in communities, ensuring people can live well and independently.
Arts & HeritageYoung People & Learning
5 April 2019

The Yehudi Menuhin School

The Yehudi Menuhin School was founded in 1963 thanks to the vision and determination of an extraordinary musician and world citizen, the celebrated violinist Yehudi Menuhin. A brilliant educator, he feared that the lack of specialist music provision for children at an early age would result in an irreversible decline in the provision of world-class instrumentalists. Inspired by a visit…
Arts & Heritage
28 November 2018

Chetham’s School of Music

Chetham’s, the renowned music school in Manchester, had the opportunity to develop adjoining land and create cutting edge facilities, but £36 million would be required. This ambition was far beyond the reach of a local campaign. The Feoffees (trustees) needed not only to appeal to civic pride, but to establish the school’s national standing in the music world and significance…
Housing & Community
31 October 2018

Cheshire Community Foundation

“If you can walk away from a landing, it's a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it's an outstanding landing”* A common perception of Cheshire is that it’s a county full of expensive cars, champagne and luxury homes. However there is a less glamorous side: poverty, deprivation, isolation and loneliness. Community Foundations help philanthropists invest in…
Healthcare & NHS
31 October 2018

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest hospital trust in the Tees Valley with two acute hospitals and services in community hospitals across the area, including the Friarage and East Cleveland Hospital. Much beloved by the community, the hosptial's charity is well supported and able to fund developments major and minor across its sites. Like many NHS Trusts,…
Arts & HeritageClients
31 July 2018

Auckland Castle Trust

Auckland Castle is one of the UK’s most important historical buildings. In 2012 the Castle and its contents passed into the care of the Auckland Castle Trust, whose aim is to transform the palace from an unknown and almost unvisited private dwelling into a vibrant heritage attraction.
ConservationResearch & Think Tanks
31 July 2018

Global Canopy

We have already lost half the world's rainforests, and deforestation continues at a horrifying pace. The complexities of the supply chain, and of the financial markets, mean consumers and firms are driving destruction, often unknowingly: it can be impossible to understand the ecological cost of the constituent parts of products. Without transparency, even those seeking to minimise impact will continue…
Arts & HeritageYoung People & Learning
31 July 2018


FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is the UK's leading media arts centre. Based in Liverpool, it offers a unique programme of exhibitions, film and participant-led art projects. It is a real hub for the city, and its learning and engagement work reaches diverse sections of the city: school pupils learn to code and use cutting edge technology to…
Arts & HeritageResearch & Think Tanks
31 July 2018

Odysseus Unbound Foundation

I am Odysseus, Laertes’ son, world-famed For stratagems: my name has reached the heavens. Bright Ithaca is my home: it has a mountain, Leaf-quivering Neriton, far visible. Around are many islands, close to each other, Doulichion and Same and wooded Zacynthos. Ithaca itself lies low, furthest to sea Towards dusk; the rest, apart, face dawn and sun. Odyssey 9.19-26 Though…
Housing & Community
31 July 2018

Bay Search and Rescue

Morecambe Bay is the UK’s largest expanse of mudflats and sand, reaching from Barrow-in-Furness to Fleetwood. Surrounded by saltmarshes and estuaries, it is beautiful but deadly: there are large areas of quicksand which move day to day, and water can move in at over 10mph over the miles of bay. BS&R was formed to develop the right capabilities to rescue…
ConservationResearch & Think Tanks
31 July 2018

Foundation for Common Land

Half our countryside was once Common Land – privately owned land over which people have rights of use, mostly to graze livestock. Today just 3% of England is Common Land, yet these areas have immense importance to those who use them, to the wider public and to our landscape and heritage.  Common Land makes up large sections of our most…
Research & Think Tanks
24 June 2018

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

The Institute for Fiscal Studies is Britain's leading independent microeconomic Think Tank, covering subjects from tax and benefits to education policy, from labour supply to corporate taxation. Its research not only has an impact on policy makers, think tanks and practitioners, it has also gained a worldwide reputation for academic excellence. Tarnside is delighted to be working with IFS as…
Arts & Heritage
22 June 2018

Octagon Theatre Bolton: Octagon Reimagined

The Octagon Theatre is Bolton's cultural heart, touching the lives of everyone in the town. It was built on local pride, ambition and philanthropy, and opened in 1967 as the first new theatre to be built in the North West since World War 1. It has been bold since its beginning, supporting new and local writing, and working with all…
ConservationHousing & Community
20 June 2018

Red Squirrel South West

Red Squirrel South West has been formed by a group of wildlife conservationists, and aims to restore red squirrels to the south west of England. It is working to develop existing populations and create new red squirrel sites, and to grow this network until they meet up and the species, now threatened with extinction, is fully restored to the south…
DisabilityYoung People & Learning
16 November 2017

Lake District Calvert Trust

We are delighted to be working once more with Lake District Calvert Trust, a leading provider of outdoor adventure.
Healthcare & NHS
14 November 2017

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Charitable Foundation

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest and busiest acute hospital trusts in the UK, and one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe. It is at once a regional and national centre for specialist treatment, a world renowned biomedical research facility, and a hospital for the community. Its charitable foundation is an independent organisation that works…
Housing & Community
13 November 2017

King Edward VI Almshouses

King Edward VI Almshouses provide accommodation for individuals or couples, able to live independently, in housing need and living on a low income in the Saffron Walden area. The organisation has an impressively long history, having been founded by deed in 1400. Though no longer working exclusively with the 'lame, crooked, blind and bedridden', the Almshouses have played a vital…
Young People & Learning
12 November 2017

ASHA Trust

ASHA Trust works with home-based creches in disadvantaged communities in the Gauteng, North West and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa. It trains the women who provide informal child care so they can create safe and educational creches for the under-fours. Quality nursery care is proven to be an effective safeguard against a childhood in poverty, leading to better health and…
DisabilityYoung People & Learning
11 November 2017

Avalon School

Avalon School plans to create a new Hydrotherapy Pool, providing a vital, life-changing resource for young people at the school and disabled people within the local community. There is no such facility nearby, and the pool and facilities would have an enormous impact on its pupils, who have significant physical and sensory impairments. Tarnside is working alongside the school to…
Arts & Heritage
10 November 2017

The Factory, Manchester

The Factory, Manchester, is an enormous capital development for the North West, intended to create a true 'cultural counterbalance' to London. Designed by Rem Koolhaas, the £110m scheme will form the centrepiece to an ambitious regeneration of the St John's neighbourhood, around the former Granada TV Studios. It is a seismic development for Manchester and a permanent home for the…
Arts & Heritage
9 November 2017

Wells Cathedral Chorister Trust

For centuries, the sound of choirs has been at the heart of the worship of our cathedrals, conveying a profound sense of spirituality and an emotional transcendence that is seldom available elsewhere. Anyone can walk freely into a Wells Cathedral service any day of the week and be instantly transported away from the stresses of the outside world by the…
Healthcare & NHS
8 November 2017

Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital

Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital is the largest single site specialist heart and chest hospital in the UK, providing specialist services in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, respiratory medicine including adult cystic fibrosis and diagnostic imaging, both in the hospital and out in the community. It serves a catchment area of 2.8 million people, spanning Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and the Isle…
Arts & Heritage
6 November 2017

Darlington Hippodrome

Tarnside is working once more with Darlington Civic Theatre to support its future fundraising, at an exciting time in its development.
Healthcare & NHS
5 November 2017

The Christie Charity

Tarnside has worked with The Christie Trust periodically since 2011, supporting its high-achieving fundraising department in their future planning. The Christie raise nearly £15m a year through community events and annual giving, in order to provide life-changing services above and beyond what can be provided through the NHS. We are delighted to be working with this tremendously well-supported charity, helping…
Arts & Heritage
4 November 2017


Storyhouse is Chester's new £37 million cultural centre, which opened in May 2017. A restored and revitalised 1930s Odeon building now houses an 800-seat auditorium, a 200-seat studio theatre, a restaurant and two bars and a 100-seat boutique cinema. It is a bold new heart for Chester's thriving cultural life: a theatrical venue for performances large and small, a 21st…
Healthcare & NHS
3 November 2017


Sightsavers is an international non-governmental organisation that works with partners in developing countries to treat and prevent avoidable blindness, and promote the rights of people with visual impairments and other disabilities. Tarnside worked with Sightsavers to understand how it could increase its income from major donors, and build longer-term relationships with those in a position to support its life-changing work…
Young People & Learning
1 November 2017

Girlguiding UK

Girlguiding UK is the UK’s largest girl only youth organisation, bringing together 400,000 girls and young women each week. Girlguiding ensure girls across the UK have the space and opportunities they need to thrive, grow and give back to their communities. Tarnside worked with Girlguiding UK to build a successful combination of local fundraising and a larger national appeal to…
ClientsHealthcare & NHSHousing & Community
31 July 2017

Abbeyfield Ilkley

Networking and “the law of the vital few” We are all living longer, with increased frailty and dependency. Abbeyfield UK embarked on a national programme of integrated care, to reduce the need for people in its houses to move when their care needs could no longer be met. Abbeyfield Ilkley’s proposal was one of those selected and its steering committee…
ClientsHousing & Community
31 July 2017

Abbeyfield Esk Moors

“Country folk, in particular, prefer to stay put if they can” The Abbeyfield Esk Moors Society had an ambitious dream that older residents should be able to remain in the valley when unable to manage by themselves. With a site identified, planning consent and a £1m grant from the Housing Corporation, volunteers faced a timelimited objective to raise another £2.3m.…